Tag Archives: vintage radio

1938 General Electric G-56 Repair

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: Rain City Audio recently had the occasion to work on a 1938 GE radio, the model G-56. Since these are rather large floor model radios, the owner removed the chassis and speaker from … Continue reading

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Antique Radio Shop near Kunming, Yunan, China

My friends over at Crimson Lotus Tea sent me this photo of an antique radio shop near Kunming, Yunan in China they ran into during a recent trip. They’re stacked to the ceiling in the shadows. Looks like a fun … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Retrovoltage!

Radio & Television News, December 1954

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1937 Zenith 5-S-126 Tune-Up

From the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: This very nice Zenith 5-S-126 came through the shop a little while ago. It was originally purchased by a local collector from eBay already restored and playing, and served well for a couple … Continue reading

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The Audak Electro-Chromatic Pick-Up

Throughout the music world AUDAK Reproducers have long been the standard by which others are judged and valued. Their ability to respond to every shade and colortone…so essential to REAL music…has been faithfully transmitted to the AUDAK Chromatic Pick-up, creating … Continue reading

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The New Stewart-Warner Series 900 Radio

This Consolette Ensemble combining Stewart-Warner Table Cabinet Receiver with the New Stewart-Warner Dyphonic Reproducer, an arresting value at $113 (less tubes). Radio Retailing, April 1929

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1960 Grundig SO191 Stereo Hi-Fi Console Repair

Cross-posted from the Rain City Audio Repair Blog: This stunning piece of late mid-century modern German engineering, the iconic Grundig SO 191, recently came through the shop. It’s owner picked it up from an antique shop in nearly pristine cosmetic … Continue reading

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